Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Elliott Abrams”

Cuba and “Credibility”

Restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba isn’t going to have negative “repercussions” around the world.

Posted December 17th, 2014

The Pointless West Point Speech

As expected, Obama’s commencement speech at West Point contained very little new …

Posted May 28th, 2014

The Odd Hawkish Obsession with Reputation

Elliott Abrams concludes another hawkish argument on Syria with a very tired …

Posted January 7th, 2014

Defining Neoconservatism

Elliott Abrams unsurprisingly gives a completely self-serving and misleading definition of neoconservatism: …

Posted June 7th, 2013

The U.S. Has Nothing to “Lose” in Syria

Elliott Abrams imagines what Assad’s patrons are telling themselves about the conflict …

Posted May 29th, 2013

The Diminishing Returns of Republican “Pro-Israel” Politics

Republican hard-liners have not surprisingly come to the exact wrong conclusion about …

Posted February 27th, 2013

A “Balanced and Realistic” Understanding of the Near East

Rod reacts to Scott McConnell’s post on a forthcoming hearing on Israel …

Posted November 27th, 2012